Many will try to make another journey, risking their lives again to reach safety.
According to a recent European Court of Justice adjudication, Frontex is not responsible for border human rights violations.
Up to 500 people may have died and more than 100 people rescued after a large vessel capsized in Greek waters.
Since 2016, Frontex has become the fastest growing EU agency, with a budget of close to €1 billion, and 11,000 employees. Make no mistake about its priorities: dissuasion, detention and deportation, rather than the assistance and protection of people. Hans Leitjens, successor to Fabrice Leggeri as head of Frontex — who resigned last year over
Repost from Are You Syrious? Ylva Johansson, the European Commissioner for Home Affairs, was at the Serbia-Hungary border on Thursday 16th March, meeting with Serbian authorities and border control. She thanked and congratulated the Serbian authorities for their work. Just one day prior, No Name Kitchen reported on the eviction of squats in Northern Serbia
Report from Are You Syrious?: At least 64 people died, many still missing off Calabria, Italy At least 64 people are now known to have died in the shipwreck off Calabria which took place on February 25th. Survivors state there were as many as 200 people on board. They left Izmir on February 22nd, during
Freedom reproduce an investigation from Corporate Watch: Air Partner and Carlson Wagonlit are the grease spinning the wheels of the UK deportation machine, organising logistics for mass-deportation flights for years. International travel megacorp Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) holds a £5.7 million, seven-year contract with the Home Office for the “provision of travel services for immigration
At 04.09am on February 9, 2020, the distress hotline Alarm Phone received a call, a call that was initially no different than the dozens of others the organization receives each year. (In 2019, 101 boats, carrying over 6,200 people, reached out to Alarm Phone for help, compared with just 27 boats in 2018.) A group
CW: graphic images and descriptions of violence and sexual assault. “When my 20-year-old son arrived in Greece, instead of being able to claim asylum, he was arrested by police, he had with him our family’s savings, 7,000 euros, and his Syrian passport — all were stolen from him. He was so badly beaten — he was hospitalised for a
In a report released on 7th August, FRONTEX adulated at the decrease of “migration flow” from the end of 2015 until now. The publication cites the closure of the route in 2016 as being a key component in the decrease of migration, as well as crediting enhanced security measures at EU borders with Serbia, translating